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index.html file gets removed from domain's directory after WordPress installation.
This is expected behavior: by design, WordPress should be installed on a clean domain as any other applications or files in the
httpdocs directory will be removed. Otherwise, WordPress might not operate correctly: custom files might interfere with WordPress files.
If it is required to keep custom index.html file, rename custom file to keep it in Domains > example.com > File manager.
For example, rename it to to the
Note: It is important that renamed index.html file does not contain word index in its name.